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PDP’s Peter Mbah declared Enugu gov-elect

Peter Mbah

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Mbah winner of the March 18 governorship election in Enugu State.

Mr Mbah polled a total of 160,895 votes to defeat his closest rival, candidate of the Labour Party, who polled 157,552, and Uche Nnaji of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who got 14,575.

“That Mbah Peter Ndubuisi of Peoples Democratic Party, having satisfied the requirement of the law, is hereby declared the winner and returned elected,” declared the Returning Officer, Professor Maduebibisi Ofo-Iwe, who is also the Vice-Chancellor of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike.

Writing by Abdullahi Lamino; Editing by Tony Okerafor